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Academic Integrity - Referencing, Citation & Avoiding Plagiarism: Facebook

This guide explains what referencing and citation is and how to use the APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA and Vancouver Styles. It includes a short interactive tutorial on each style.

Facebook

Reference: Name of Facebook page, accessed Month day, year, URL

Example:

David McWilliams's Facebook page. Accessed 11 March, 2015, https://www.facebook.com/davidmcw?fref=ts

In-Text Citation: Use a superscript number (like this: ¹) in the text at the place where you are indicating that you are citing from a source.

Example:

Economist David McWiliams said on his Facebook page that FDR-style economics would not work in Ireland.¹

Footnote: #. Author's Facebook Page. Last modified month day, year. Accessed Month day, Year. URL.

Example:

1. David McWilliams's Facebook Page. Last modified March 9, 2015. Accessed March 11, 2015. https://www.facebook.com/davidmcw?fref=ts